Accept (verb)

  1. To receive something that is offered, especially with pleasure or gratitude.
  2. To agree to do something; to give consent to something.
  3. To believe or come to understand something as true or real.


From old french accepter, from latin acceptare, from ad- + capere "to take".


  1. He accepted the gift with a smile.
  2. She accepted the job offer after much consideration.
  3. He accepted her apology and forgave her.
  4. The committee accepted the proposal and voted to move forward with it.
  5. It took me a while, but I"ve finally come to accept that he"s gone.
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